Richard Weitz

  • T Worsening relations between the US and Pakistan and the closure of the Nato supply line to Afghanistan through Pakistan have offered new leverage to Russia, but also increase the risk of instability along its neuralgic border region.Nato operations in landlocked Afghanistan are critically ...

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  • TSaturdays tragic incident along the Afghan-Pakistan border, and its response, are familiar to any observer of Afghan-Pakistan-United States ties over the past decade. Nato aircraft highly likely in the words of an alliance spokesperson killed 24 Pakistani troops and wounded 13 others at two posts ...

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  • TOne global issue that looks to become more prominent in 2011 is that of UN Security Council reform. Several world leaders - including Presidents Barack Obama, Dmitry Medvedev and Nicolas Sarkozy - have recently called for adding new members to the council, while others want to overhaul its ...

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